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Don't You Just Hate That

07/15/2015 1:20 PM

when your tires wear out before the warranty is up?Curiosity has a bad set of skins, we didn't get our monies worth!!http://www.space.com/29844-mars-rover-curiosity-wheel-damage.html?li_source=pm&li_medium=most-popular&li_campaign=related_test

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07/15/2015 1:21 PM
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07/15/2015 2:44 PM

You gotta watch those tire shops carefully. They show you a set of premium tires, but once you have a blow-out you find out they installed a different set.

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07/15/2015 1:30 PM

I'd like to point out that your warranty period has expired quite some time ago...you had the opportunity to buy extended coverage before your warranty ran out, but you said it was a scam, remember?

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07/15/2015 1:30 PM

Didn't they get the road hazard insurance?

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07/15/2015 1:41 PM

you have to keep in mind all tires have an expected mileage life. these were abused and went far over their advertised rating, the owner put 25 miles on them!

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07/15/2015 8:17 PM

More like 140,000,000 + miles!

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07/16/2015 9:38 AM

Distance traveled on the back of the car carrier doesn't count.

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07/16/2015 9:43 AM

Depends if the wheels were spinning along the way.

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07/16/2015 9:49 AM

I don't think they were touching the road during transport.

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07/16/2015 7:43 AM

Hello AAA !

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07/15/2015 1:31 PM

It would be hilarious if there was a rusty old nail sticking out of it.

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07/15/2015 2:43 PM

-Nylon cable ties ? really !?

-Oh, they're surely treated with Banana SPF110.

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07/15/2015 2:59 PM

Actually they look more like PEEK cable ties to me.

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07/16/2015 11:31 AM

I wonder how much those "cable ties" actually cost $30.00 - $40.00 each?

I wonder if Lyndor Inductries® supplied them?

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07/15/2015 4:19 PM

I had a set of Pirelli P7000 ZX on my 911 back in the mid 90's, to replace the Pirelli P7's that I was very satisfied with. I was sold on the ultra high performance of the ZX. I knew I made a mistake as I was driving out of the tire shop. and the tires squeal all the way out to the streets.....

less then 7,000 miles later, I was rolling on a set a Michelins

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07/15/2015 4:50 PM

Just announced from one of our more creative southern states.

Jethro just built the first Interstellar Tow Truck and he's on the way to Mars now.

I wonder how much that trip charge is going to be???

Here is his picture. He had to get his gun in case he encountered some aliens. Illegal or otherwise!

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07/16/2015 9:42 AM

I think that rifle could be used for a moon shot.

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07/16/2015 9:53 AM

Moon shot? Forget that, that picture needs better photo-shot! Er, shop.

Either that head does not belong on that body, or that man is going to have everything above the shoulders explode like a popping zit. It looks like he's got a blood pressure of 2,000/1,500 above the neck and 20/0 below.

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07/16/2015 10:00 AM

I know!!! Look at the size of it.

Probably a .22 - 10 shot Ruger inside a prop?

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07/16/2015 8:02 AM

Tired you mean? Its just a flesh wound nothing much to worry.

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07/16/2015 9:34 AM

I found the picture before the tire shop showed up. It was a RUSTY rail spike!?

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07/16/2015 11:20 AM

And the worst, a packaging tape on the hose.

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